A Catholic school in New Haven, Conn., has banned skirts from the student uniform attire and some parents are up in arms over the decision.
Two American female tourists have been kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday.
Elephant Man was arrested and charged with rape in Kingston, Jamaica on Monday, after a 31-year-old woman claimed the dancehall reggae artist attacked her in his home.
A worship leader from Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, shared his inspirational story with the nation last Thursday during an episode of "American Idol" auditions.
An Iranian Revolutionary Court sentenced Iranian Christian convert Leila Mohammadi to two years in prison earlier this month.
Aid agencies are expressing concern that up to half a million refugees could be fleeing Sudan into South Sudan in the coming months if Khartoum does not extend humanitarian agencies access to its people in need.
Talks between the U.S. and the Afghan Taliban reached the point of falter Monday when Taliban leaders refused to agree to Washington's demand for a ceasefire as terms of negotiating a prisoner swap.
At least 384 children have been killed since the uprising against the Assad regime began in Syria almost a year ago. The numbers, provided by UNICEF, paint a grim picture for children in the conflict-ridden country.
A hunger crisis is rapidly spreading across several West African countries with some estimates suggesting that more than 6 million people are slated to face famine conditions within months.
China has confirmed that another Tibetan was killed on Tuesday in what appears to be the second episode of unrest this week between Chinese security forces and Buddhist Tibetans protesting religious repression in the country.
France's legislature voted 127 to 86 on Monday in favor of passing a bill that would criminalize the denial that the mass killing of Christian Armenians in 1915 Ottoman-ruled Turkey was genocide.
Sarah Burke 's family is facing a $500,000 medical bill following the untimely death of the young skier.
The eldest brother of North Korea's new "supreme leader" believes that the leadership of Kim Jong-un is doomed to "fail," according to a new book released in Japan last Wednesday.
On Wednesday, much of Washington State was blanketed by snowfall, but residents in the Seattle area faced an additional burden as an ice storm crippled the typically rainy city during the early hours of Thursday morning.
The U.S. obesity epidemic shows no signs of decline, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest.
A massive snow storm is set to hit the Northwestern United States and could bring as much as 14 inches of snow over the next few days.
The American Red Cross is facing a hefty fine from U.S. health officials regarding lapses in blood safety management.
A residential building collapsed in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut on Sunday, killing at least 25 people and injuring 12.
The United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has condemned the video footage leaked online of U.S. Marines urinating on dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.
Christian leaders in Myanmar wrapped up talks with the country’s central government on Thursday by announcing a historic ceasefire agreement.
Three teens were shot in Philadelphia on Tuesday evening over an alleged high school feud.
Technology brand Microsoft has launched an inquiry into the mass suicide protest that occurred in the Chinese province of Hubei last week.
Factory employees for the electronics giant Foxconn staged a protest earlier this month, threatening mass suicide over unpaid wages.
Christian leaders in Myanmar will be meeting with the country’s central government Tuesday to kick off two days of peace talks could end the 60-year conflict that has exhausted nation’s civilian population.
Parents of third-graders in a Georgia suburb were shocked last week to find their children’s math homework laced with references to slavery and beatings.